Beauty

Wondering if you’re layering skin care products the right way? Thinking about trying shampoo bars? We have you covered. Learn about the latest beauty trends and buzzy products, along with practical tips on how to keep your skin, hair and nails healthy.

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13 Sunscreen Sticks and Powders That Make Mid-Day Touch-Ups a Breeze

Adding an extra coat of SPF has never been more appealing than with these finds, all available in Canada.

“I Find That Colour Boosts My Confidence.”

Nana Yanful, legal director at the Black Legal Action Centre, on the benefits of a bright wardrobe


Why You Should Dump Your Plastic Loofah for an All-Natural Alternative

Plant-based and compostable bath sponges, scrubbers and loofahs not only get you clean but they’re great for the Earth too.


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The Best Mineral Sunscreen to Reflect the Sun’s Harsh Rays

Mineral sunscreen has come a long way, baby. Here, discover your new faves — all available in Canada.


How to Get Rid of Clogged Pores, According to a Dermatologist

An expert shares how to treat and prevent whiteheads and blackheads.

These Beauty Brands Are Designing Their Products With Accessibility in Mind

The beauty industry is finally becoming more inclusive, with a range of new products designed for people with disabilities—but it...


8 Simple Tricks to Better Protect Yourself From the Sun

Toronto dermatologist Dr. Renée Beach shares safe and convenient ways to practice sun safety year-round.

5 Canadian Sports Bras for Bigger Busts

Exercise in style and comfort with these picks from Canadian brands and retailers.


The 7 Best Tinted Moisturizers with SPF That Protect and Even Out Skin

A dermatologist shares what you need to know about tinted moisturizer with SPF for effective sun protection, plus seven picks...


Why You Should Tell Your Derm About Hair Loss

Your dermatologist isn’t just a skin pro, they can also help you with your locks. Here’s how.


The Best Skin Care Routine for Your Age, According to Dermatologists

These four dermatologists have incredible skin. That's not shocking. What is surprising is that they reach for so few products.

The Best Sustainable Beauty Tools For Every Step of Your Routine

Looking to make a positive change? Start with these sustainable beauty tools.


Your Hair’s Biology Changes as You Get Older, and So Should Your Haircare

Your go-to products may not be benefiting your locks like they used to—here’s why it may be time to try...


How to Spot a Problematic Spot: Use the ABCDE Method

Is it a freckle, a pimple or something else?


What Do Experts Think of “Clean” Beauty in 2022?

A lot of beauty products these days claim to be "clean." We dug deeper to find out what that really...


Vitamins for Skin Health

The four best supplements for clear, healthy and acne-free skin

What’s a Scalp Serum and Do I Need One?

An expert weighs in on the benefits of scalp serums, and we round up six of our favourites.


I’m Breaking Out. Is My Birth Control to Blame?

Experts say the answer depends on the type of birth control pill.



5 Reasons to Stop Washing Your Hair

One writer finds out why the "no 'poo" movement is gaining momentum. Plus, here's how you can ditch the shampoo...


We Tried Knix’s Super Leakproof Period Underwear

I wanted to see if I could cut pads out entirely with these period-proof undies.


Currently Trending: Cryotherapy-Based Skin Care Products 

Ice sticks, chilled application wands and cooling masks are popping up on store shelves nationwide. Is cold therapy the magic...


Phytoretinol: The Best Retinol for Sensitive Skin

Plant-based retinols are being touted for their ability to diminish everything from acne to wrinkles. Here's what the research shows.


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8 Personal Care Product Upgrades You Never Knew You Needed

Try these cool new alternatives to your most-used toiletry items.

A Decade-by-Decade Guide to Changing Up Your Skin Care Routine

Here's what’s happening to your skin through your 30s, 40s and 50s, and what you can do to stay ahead...


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14 Viral Beauty Products on TikTok You’re Going to Want to Try

From a dewy concealer that stays smooth on skin all day to a highlighter that makes you look like you’re...


40 of the Best Beauty Products of All Time That Should Be on Your Radar

Here are the make-up, nail, skin care and haircare products that reign supreme year after year (and decade after decade).


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23 Best Skin Care, Makeup and Haircare Gift Sets for the Holidays

These holiday gift sets are a great option for the beauty fan in your life—or even just a good way...


Your Common Topicals Questions, Answered

Increased scientific evidence is establishing the efficacy of topicals – that is, lotions or oils applied externally to your body...


How to Tell If You’re Exfoliating Too Much

Turns out you *can* have too much of a good thing.